This increase restores sequestration reductions and on top of that supports an approximately 1.
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In addition, the spending package:. The grant program provides DOT with funds to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that will have a significant impact on the Nation, a region or a metropolitan area. Funds are awarded competitively with a certain set aside for projects in rural areas.
A comparison of discretionary and mandatory funding for select state-federal programs has also been provided by Federal Funds Information for States FFIS. What does this mean for states?
As required by the Sequestration Transparency Act of P. The resolution is seen by many as a political statement by most Republicans in the House of their preferences for the federal budget. No funds would be provided to support the implementation of the National Ocean Policy. As of August 1, the CR is just an agreement though Speaker Boehner said that the actual legislation will be written during the August recess set to begin August 4. United States Fire Administration:
Most important, the Bipartisan Budget Act of would provide certainty on overall discretionary spending, including sequestration, for the next two federal fiscal years. The budget agreement is a good first step for appropriations and future deficit reduction and tax reform discussions.
The budget agreement raises overall discretionary spending for both FY and FY above the mandated caps set by the Budget Control Act. This averts a scheduled increase of sequestration to the Defense appropriations. The proposal includes increased retirement contributions for new federal employees, changing cost-of-living adjustments for younger military retirees, raising fees for aviation security and increasing premiums companies pay into the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Provisions that may affect states are changes to medical child enforcement to recuperate costs from both noncustodial parents and benefit-liability settlements and reducing payments to states from mineral extraction by 2 percent. The Bipartisan Budget Act was filed on Tuesday, allowing members three days to review the legislation to ensure a vote by Friday, Dec.
A Senate vote would then be scheduled the week of Dec. While the proposed legislation addresses spending for the next two years, it does not resolve a number of program extensions scheduled to expire at the end of Customs and Border Protection: Oil And Chemical Spills: Apprehensions of Unauthorized Migrants along the Southwest Border: Federal Building and Facility Security: Domestic Federal Law Enforcement Coordination: Physical Security of the U.
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